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A peaceful journey

You are invited to participate in an online journey from Easter to Pentecost facilitated by Gráinne Doherty. This online retreat opportunity is provided by Mount St. Anne’s Retreat and Conference Centre see: HERE    (Please note that Mount St. Anne’s is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions).

‘Peace be with you’ (Jn 20:19): Journeying from Easter to Pentecost in the midst of Covid-19′

When:  Thursday 28th to Saturday 30th May 2020.

Time:     Starting at 10.15 am  each day.

Practical requirements: This retreat will be ‘live’ on Zoom so you will need access to a computer with a camera and microphone.

For many of us, the locked room of Jesus’ disciples has become a daily reality. Like them, we live with a combination of fear and hope, grief and new beginnings, confusion and trust.  

Our Christian faith tells us that the resurrection is not the destination but the beginning of a new journey. But how does our Easter Story speak to our ‘new normal’ of living in a world shaped by Covid-19 and the creating of “new heaven and a new earth”? (Is. 65:17)

Gráinne Doherty is currently working freelance in pastoral ministry and facilitation while completing her doctoral studies in theology. Prior to working freelance, Gráinne was part of the Theology department in All Hallows College (Dublin) for many years, while also working in pastoral leadership at both parish and diocesan level – most recently as Director for Pastoral Development in the Raphoe Diocese. Her recent Veritas publication “Joy of Love: A Family Perspective” (2018) is a book of spiritual reflections and prayers which situates the writings of Pope Francis in the reality of family experience today.

You will need to book in advance in order to participate. You can obtain further information and complete your booking by emailing ceo@mountstannes.com

Cost: €40 or donation

About Mount St. Anne’s

Mount Saint Anne’s is a Retreat and Conference Centre established by the Presentation Sisters in Ireland. It is committed to a spirituality of being in communion that seeks God in the inter-connectedness of all life and nurtures a longing to create a more compassionate, just and sustainable world.

Located in the heart of the Irish midlands the very special surroundings enable close contact with nature which helps to bring about renewal.


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